Bonnaroo 2013 Highlights

Went to Bonnaroo and loved it. Here are some highlights. Major props to the Wal-Mart in Manchester for making our pre-Bonnaroo shopping trip quick, easy, and fun. Being first-timers, we had heard that stopping here beforehand was a rite of passage—and it most definitely is. Upon entering, we were greeted by a giant “Welcome to… Read More »

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Songs For Cruising: A Playlist

Roll down the windows, crank the stereo, and just cruise…   Mac DeMarco “Freaking Out The Neighborhood” Weezer “Island In The Sun” Pixies “Here Comes Your Man” Dirty Gold “California Sunrise” Beach House “10 Mile Stereo” Passion Pit “Constant Conversations” Discovery “I Want You Back” Neon Indian “6669 (I Don’t Know If You Know)” The… Read More »

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Matt & Kim and Passion Pit at the Koolhaus

On the surface, Passion Pit’s latest album, Gossamer, is an offering of catchy synthpop songs. Beyond that, though, it represents frontman Michael Angelakos’s ongoing struggle with bipolar disorder—evident through lyrics laden with sadness, guilt, and confusion. Though Angelakos’s disorder has resulted in multiple hospital visits, attempted suicide, and cancelled shows, it has not brought down… Read More »

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Montreal Hit List – Feb 13 to Feb 17 – Valentine’s Day Pop-Up Sale, Launch of Perle #5, Passion Pit and more

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 13 8:30pm. Blue Valentine Comedy Show @ Bar Privateer, 1222 MacKay. Not into Valentine’s Day? Neither are these guys. Join this bunch of hilarious, self-proclaimed curmudgeons, hosted by the illustrious DeAnne Smith, for laughs, chocolate and 2-for-1 drinks. After-party hip-hop dance-a-thon also expected. $5. Check out the comic line-up here! WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 13… Read More »

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